Interviews – Page 2 – We Heart Local BC

Events for December 2022

April 1, 2014

“It’s the circle of local life”: Jennifer Schell on wine, cheese and the Okanagan

Food writer Jennifer Schell comes by her passion for the Okanagan honestly: she comes from generations of local farmers who […]
May 5, 2014

Say Cheese! Meet Little Qualicum Cheeseworks

At the foot of Mount Arrowsmith on Vancouver Island, you’ll find some very happy cows. That’s where the farm Little […]
June 5, 2014

Interview with Chef Chris Whittaker, Head Chef at Forage Restaurant

Chef Chris Whittaker loves local, and it shows. Whether he’s sourcing supplies from nearby farms, cooking up a storm in […]
August 20, 2014

Winning and dining: Getting to know Taku Resort, this year’s We Heart Local Awards grand prize getaway

There’s a lot that’s special about Taku Resort: located on beautiful Quadra Island, they offer peaceful rooms in a natural […]
October 6, 2014

“Farm Love”: Sara Dent on farming, photos and the future

Working with the earth is beautiful, and no one captures this better than photo-blogger Sara Dent. Her blog Farm Love […]
December 2, 2014

“Nothing is better”: we talk with BC’s 2014 Outstanding Young Farmer Lydia Ryall about family and farming

Sisterhood is powerful: just ask Lydia Ryall, who manages Cropthorne Farm together with her sister Rachel.
March 23, 2015

Chicken farmer, action hero: we talk with Ravi Bathe

Farmer? Action Hero? Turns out you don’t have to choose between the two – but if you’ve seen Ravi Bathe […]
April 14, 2015

We talk with the hua foundation’s Kevin Huang about the Choi Project

It’s beautiful, powerful, and it looks great on your fridge: but this pamphlet is only the beginning of what The […]
June 9, 2015

The Great Rotisserie Chicken Cookbook: we interview Chef Eric Akis

BC’s own Chef Eric Akis wants your weeknights to be a little bit easier – and your dinners to be […]
July 16, 2015

It’s a good life: we talk to farmer Greg Norton about the Environmental Farm Plan

It’s a good life: we talk to farmer Greg Norton about the Environmental Farm Plan Greg Norton is a third […]
August 17, 2015

Love local, win big: It’s the third annual We ♥ Local awards!

Get ready to show your favourites a little love: it’s time for the third annual We ♥ Local Awards! For the […]
October 22, 2015

Reel local – our fresh picks for BC’s best fish markets

What makes autumn so delicious? October is prime season in BC for seafood of all kinds, so it’s the perfect […]